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Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B can lead to liver damage over time. If it turns out you have hepatitis B, it is important to protect others from infection. Find out how.

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Hepatitis

Hepatitis is an illness that inflames and damages a person's liver. Here's what you need to know about the types, causes and symptoms of hepatitis.

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Needlestick injuries

Information about needlestick injuries, plus links to our partners' resources.

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Liver cancer

Liver cancer is one of the top 10 causes of cancer deaths in Australia. Learn more here about liver cancer and the different types and treatments.

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Cirrhosis of the liver

Cirrhosis is permanent scarring of the liver caused by a range of liver diseases and conditions. Find out more about what it is, its symptoms and treatment options.

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Travel vaccinations

Learn about why vaccinations are important before you travel.

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Nursing post

A nursing post is a health centre staffed by nurses or nurse practitioners, who have the training necessary to provide medical services, including emergency care.

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PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1

A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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Screening tests for STIs

Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, won’t always have symptoms that you notice. So, if you’re sexually active, it’s a good idea to have an STI screening test regularly.

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a virus that can cause serious liver disease in an infected person. The hepatitis C virus is usually transmitted when blood from an infected person enters the bloodstream of another person.

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